My (Alexandra Cook aka Linandara) daily art activity

Friday, 30 April 2010

Ancient Dream Fine Art Prints, Canvas & Framed Wall Art at

Ancient Dream Fine Art Prints, Canvas Framed Wall Art at

Ancient Dream by Alexandra Cook
Ancient Dream by Alexandra Cook

Fog, twilight, a boat and a distant city above. First in mixed media category at Art of the Midlands 2004. The original is A2 in size, oil pastels over acrylic. This version has been edited digitally and with pen and ink. 

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Camels in the City

Some camels and riders passing through a crowded city under pouring
rain. Inspired by a parade I've seen in Geneva once (without skyscrapers
or rain). Original in pencils, ink, gouash and watercolor, about 40 x
25 cm.
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Thursday, 15 April 2010

Daffodil in my rock garden I

Originally pastel and pigment ink pens floral still life sketch on white paper (for sale here)

I flipped it and changed the background to blue in Photoshop. Why
not, if I can.
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Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Daffodil in the Rock Garden A3 Original Pen Drawing

Fresh from my garden
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Elecampane (Inula Helenium) Flowers

Elecampane (Inula Helenium) Flowers by Alexandra Cook
Elecampane (Inula Helenium) Flowers by Alexandra Cook

 An outdoor watercolor, ink pens and pencils painting of daisy-like yellow flowers of Elecampane, also called Horse-heal (Inula helenium) or Marchalan (in Welsh). Done on a sunny August day in my mother garden in Russia. If you look carefully you may notice a brown butterfly, sitting on one of the flowers. The size of the original painting is approximately 12 x 8.5 inches, on sale here: 

In the summer 2009 we had incredible amount of butterflies near Moscow. I've been watching them landing on theese lovely (although wild and invasive) flowers for hours.

Winter Sun Poster

Winter Sun print

Winter sunrise in Newtown, Powys, Mid Wales...

Friday, 9 April 2010

Daffodil Spring

Watercolor and pencil sketch done in the garden on a sunny spring day. Prints and original artwork.
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Red flowers and Dots shoes

Scarlet flowers of Potentilla nepalensis, common name: Nepal Cinquefoil.

Thursday, 8 April 2010

Trees and Birds fantasy miniature pen & pencil drawing, 4 x 6 inches

Angel with sword and lilies

It started as a sketch of Michael the Archangel in a school notebook. Then scanned, edited, printed on canvas, embroidered (on sale:, scanned, edited...

Angel with sword and lilies by Alexandra Cook
Angel with sword and lilies by Alexandra Cook

St Michael Church in Breaston, Derbyshire, UK

We used to live near to this ancient village church in East Midlands. I painted this outdoors, in winter, standing by the local coop shop till a delivery lorry blocked my view. Just as well because then I realized how frozen I was! Soft pastel on pastel paper. The original artwork (about A3 in size) has been sold.

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Whole New World

Martian colony with a domestic touch. A cat looks out of the window. A couple of astronauts work outside by the domes. The original art is acrylic on canvas.

Whole New World by linandara

Mysterious Sea Poster

A blue seashell (similar to ENGLISH SCALLOP) and some mysterious writings (a distorted page from my Russian sci-fi novell).

Wall in Shrewsbury

Wall by Alexandra Cook
A fragment of a victorian brick wall in Shrewsbury, UK, edited digitally.
Wall by Alexandra Cook